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Tang Prize award ceremony to take place on Sept. 18

The first Tang Prize award ceremony will be held Sept. 18 in Taipei and will be attended by the five laureates -- international leaders in their various fields -- and representatives of more than 30 countries.

At the award ceremony at National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, the Tang Prize laureates will each be presented with a medal and certificate, according to the Tang Prize Foundation.

Exhibition on Tang Prize laureates, design contest opens in Taipei

An exhibition kicked off Monday in Taipei to showcase the lives and achievements of the first Tang Prize laureates and designs that were submitted in the prize's medal and diploma design contest.
The "Glory of the Tang Prize: Laureate and Design Exhibition" will run until Sept. 28 at the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.


Taiwanese Food, Tang Poetry at Tang Prize Banquet (9/18)

1The 2014 Tang Prize Laureates will take the stage and receive their medal and diploma this September 18. Coming from far-away lands—Japan, Norway, USA, and South Africa, the Laureates, various guests, and a number of native Taiwanese will be participating in the full week of events known as Tang Prize Week, which will begin on September 15 and run through September 21. One such event, the Tang Prize Banquet, was the subject of a press conference held by the Tang Prize Foundation this Monday, August 25.

Yu Ying Shih Acclaimed Sinologist Recipient of Tang Prize

Renowned professor and sinologist Yu Ying-Shih will go to Taiwan in September to claim his Tang Prize in the sinology category on the 15th. Speaking on the importance of the humanities, Yu praised the award’s commitment to rewarding such research all over the world. Mentioning that sinology has experienced an explosive growth to the level of global relevance, Yu hopes that the field will continue to remain culturally prized, and not affected by utilitarianism.

Tang Prize CEO Visits the “Godmother” of Sustainable Development

“Visiting one of the great figures of our time—a figure like Gro Harlem Brundtland—really makes you feel greatly honored and hopeful for the future,” said Dr. Jenn-Chuan Chern, describing his visit to the recipient of the 2014 Tang Prize in Sustainable Development Gro Harlem Brundtland in her native Oslo, Norway. His visit was both an opportunity to talk with the “godmother” of sustainable development and to personally extend an invitation to the Tang Prize Award Ceremony.

ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo Visits Tang Prize Foundation

As September 18, the inaugural evening of the Tang Prize Award Ceremony approaches, the Tang Prize Foundation is meeting with many notable individuals and groups in the international community. One such important bridge between the economies of Taiwan and the world, the European Chamber of Commerce Taipei (ECCT), visited the Tang Prize Foundation today (July 16) to discuss the prize’s philosophy and laureates—especially the Sustainable Development laureate, Gro Harlem Brundtland.

2014 Tang Prize Laureate in Rule of Law

The 2014 Tang Prize is awarded to Albie Sachs, for his many contributions to human rights and justice globally through an understanding of the rule of law in which the dignity of all persons is respected and the strengths and values of all communities are embraced, in particular through his efforts in the realization of the rule of law in a free and democratic South Africa, working as activist,...

Historian Yu Ying-shih Named Winner of the 2014 Tang Prize in Sinology

Yu Ying-shih, 84, has been named the recipient of the inaugural Tang Prize in Sinology “for his mastery of and insight into Chinese intellectual, political, and cultural history with an emphasis on his profound research into the history of public intellectuals in China.”

2014 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Sciences awards to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo For the discoveries of CTLA-4 and PD-1 as immune inhibitory molecules that led to their applications in cancer immunotherapy

Founded by Dr. Samuel Yin in December 2012, the Tang Prize recognizes scholars conducting revolutionary research in the four major fields of Sustainable Development, Biopharmaceutical Science, Sinology, and the Rule of Law. The Prize is awarded with each category a cash reward of over US$1 million (NT$50 million).

The First Tang Prize in Sustainable Development to be Awarded to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

The 2014 Tang Prize in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland of Norway “for her innovation, leadership and implementation of sustainable development that laid out the scientific and technical challenges for the global community to achieve a better balance of economic development, environmental integrity, and social equality for the benefit of all humanity.”

Founder Yin says Tang Prize as Joyful as Having a Child

Today (June 18) the Tang Prize Foundation announced the 2014—its inaugural year—prize recipient in the Sustainable Development category. Former Prime Minister of Norway Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, known as the “godmother” of sustainable development.
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